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Hyalophora cecropia

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Hyalophora cecropia
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (Denis Dumoulin)

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Description

Sub-family

Saturniinae

Geographical distribution

North America (Canada, United States)

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

15-16 cm

Host plants

Several families including Betulaceae, Rosaceae and Aceraceae

Similar species

Rothschildia sp., Hyalophora columbia

French name
Saturnie cécropia
Scientific name
Hyalophora cecropia
English name
Cecropia moth
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Saturniidae

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